Joe Goddard of Hot Chip
Looking back on Hot Chip’s career which began around 2000, some would say they’ve become a premier live electronic act of the decade. Keeping the group in tight tempo on percussion and constantly adding texture and melody from various synths has always been Joe Goddard. Mr. Goddard’s complex sequencing and bold rhythms have made albums like Coming on Strong and his solo release Harvest Festival, as successful as they are. When it comes to his DJ Sets, he’s constantly incorporating UK elements like grime, bass and juke along side the staples of techno and house. Always looking for dance floor tracks with strong pop sensibilities over the overtly aggressive, his selection is unique and upbeat.